202206.15
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Arkansas: Sales & Use Tax: Consignment Sales of Used Children’s Clothing Taxable

AR: The taxpayer’s biennial consignment sales of used children’s clothing would be subject to Arkansas sales and use tax because the taxpayer was an established business making taxable sales. Taxpayers are entering a typical consignment deal with individuals looking to sell used or second-hand children’s clothing. The Department of Treasury and Administration stated that the…

202206.08
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California—Sales & Use Tax: Hotel Owners Entitled to Refund

California: Boutique hotel owners (taxpayers) were eligible for refunds of penalties imposed by the City and County of San Francisco for failing to file tax returns on time and failing to pay certain hotel taxes because they demonstrated that they had exercised reasonable care. The taxpayers relied on an employee to file, repay and make…

202205.23
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California—Sales and Use Tax: Instruction for Used Vehicle Dealers Issued

For sales and use tax purposes, the California Department of Taxes and Fees Administration (CDTFA) has issued a notice requesting used car dealers to provide detailed information on used car sales when filing their sales and use tax returns. They must provide the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for all vehicles sold when submitting their CDTFA531MV,…

202204.27
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Kentucky is Expanding Sales & Use Tax on Services

Kentucky has expanded its list of services subject to sales and use tax to include: photography and photo finishing services; marketing services; telemarketing services; public opinion and research polling services; lobbying services; executive employee recruitment services; Web site design and development services; Web site hosting services; facsimile transmission services; private mailroom services, including: presorting mail…

202204.21
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Maryland – New Sales & Use Tax Exemptions Effective Summer 2022

Maryland – New Sales & Use Tax Exemptions Effective Summer 2022 Diabetic Care Items Exempt Diabetic care items are exempt from Maryland sales and use tax effective July 1, 2022. The following items will be exempt: insulin; glucose tablets, drinks, and gels; blood and urine ketone meters and supplies; insulin pumps, infusion sets, pump reservoirs…

202204.13
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Alabama—Sales & Use Tax: Appeal Dismissed for Lack for Jurisdiction

AL: The Alabama Department of Revenue appeal against a Circuit Court judgment was dismissed for lack of jurisdiction because the judgment was not final. In that matter, the department found that the taxpayer, a furniture store operator, paid no sales or use tax on its furniture sales and shipping fees collected on shipments to various…

202202.09
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AL – Convenience Store Operator Properly Taxed

ALABAMA: A convenience store operator was assessed properly under the Alabama sales and use tax law on its retail sales. The taxpayer failed to maintain adequate books and records and didn’t correctly report its sales. The taxpayer did not provide thorough information about its purchases, and, as a result, the Alabama Department of Revenue  determined…